University Presses Respond to
Pulse Nightclub Shooting
At the 2016 meeting of the Association of American University Presses, president Peter Berkery responded to the tragic shooting at Orlando's Pulse Nightclub by reading an excerpt from Reinaldo Arenas' poem Morir en Junio y con la Lengua Afuera from Autoepitaph: Selected Poems, which was published by UPF in 2014. Read the full transcript of Berkery's comments.
UPF launches Gatorbytes
University Press of Florida, in collaboration with the University of Florida, launches Gatorbytes, an ebook series telling UF's best research stories. Gatorbytes invite readers into UF's labs, greenhouses, and collaborative institutes for a closer look at the discoveries that take place every day inside a top-tier research university. The first three titles are: Building a Better Tomato: The Quest to Perfect the Scandalous Fruit by Jeff Klinkenberg, The Disease Detectives: Unraveling How Viruses Go Viral by Kris Hundley, and The Democracy Machine: How One Engineer Made Voting Possible for All by Jon Silman.